Y’s Girls – Project Co-ordinator
Full-Time – 37.5 hours per week
Initial Fixed-Term – Until 31st March 2023 (subject to future funding)
£24,600 - £27, 675 per annum
If you are looking for a meaningful job, a caring, progressive work environment and an opportunity to reach your fullest potential, consider a career with the YMCA.
We are seeking individuals who are inspired by playing an important role in changing people’s lives and therefore communities. We are all about creating inspirational pathways and opportunities, opening doors and welcoming all to get involved and make a positive difference. Working for us means helping children, young people and adults of all levels of ability and from all walks of life, to reach their full potential.
This post is part of the national Y’s Girls Mentoring programme and will involve working closely with colleagues in YMCA England & Wales, YMCA Scotland and those other YMCAs across the UK who are delivering the programme. It will also involve working locally with colleagues in social work, police and education to develop mentoring pathways and community engagement.
The post holder will recruit, train and support a team of volunteer mentors (over 18’s) to prevent vulnerable young girls from developing mild to moderate mental health difficulties by engaging them in a range of positive activities. It will engage with other professionals in joint agency referral, support and evaluation processes and will work with other service providers to provide diversion and prevention opportunities to the client group.
The post holder will work as part of a team supporting volunteer mentors to deliver a range of youth work interventions, support and guidance. They will contribute to the national Y’s Girls programme to record and monitor outcomes and to deliver best practice and engage in peer support, as well as work towards developing the evidence base for mentoring in the field of early and effective intervention across the UK.
A working week of 37.5 hours, this will involve delivery after school and early evenings two to three times per week.
To the successful candidate we offer:
The post holder must be aware of equal opportunity principles and comply with the YMCA Bradford equal opportunity procedures.
To download an application pack visit https://www.ymca-fyldecoast.org/work-with-us/